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Historical Items

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Item 101443

John Martin Dancing Fraternity card, Bangor 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1868 Location: Bangor Media: Lithograph

Item 69818

Kappa Delta Phi, Farmington State Normal School, 1941

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1941 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 56914

Gamma Phi Epsilon members, Colby College, 1930

Contributed by: An individual through Colby College Special Collections Date: 1930 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36660

52-62 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Fraternity Use: Club House

Item 39019

Assessor's Record, 15 Henry Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Fraternity Co. Use: Mercantile

Item 39020

Assessor's Record, 15 Henry Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Fraternity Co. Use: Mercantile

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110043

Study for Eta Chapter of Theta Delta Chi at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1904 Location: Brunswick Client: Eta Chapter of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 110091

Westbrook Fraternal Building, Westbrook, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Westbrook Client: unknown Architect: John P. Thomas

Item 109136

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Orono, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Orono Client: Beta Theta Pi Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868

Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868 John Martin: "Terpsichorian of the Old School" John Martin, Bangor, ca.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

G.A.R. was a fraternal organization of the veterans of the Civil War who fought as Union soldiers. The lower level of the building housed, on the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

consisted of three things: fraternity, charity, and loyalty. Fraternity was based on regular scheduled local meetings.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Building Community/Community Buildings

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.